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Have a waste-free foodie Christmas

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Image captionIf you’re wondering what to do with the excess carrots or cranberry sauce, take a look at our suggestions

It’s hard to digest the fact that the equivalent of 263,000 turkeys are thrown away each Christmas. So much food gets wasted during our festive period, it amounts to scraping more than 4.2 million Christmas dinners into the bin.

Leftover cranberry sauce? Don't let a half-used jar disappear to the back of your fridge. Instead you can freeze it, make a cranberry and brie sandwich, mix it through whipped cream for a trifle or spread it on toast
Image caption: Advice on reusing your leftover cranberry sauce

As part of its Climate Emergency effort, H&F has teamed up with UKHarvest to promote ‘Twelve Days of Food Waste. It is a resource packed with tasty ideas on how to turn the leftovers into great meals.

If you’re wondering what to do with the excess carrots or cranberry sauce, take a look at the suggestions. Bon appetit!

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